How Private Equity Is Turning Public Prisons Into Big Profits

Posted by on May 28, 2019 in The Film

A man imprisoned in Texas talks to his son via video screen during a family visit in 2015. (AP / David J. Phillip) In recent years, corporations have privatized almost every part of the public prison system. Now, PE firms are swooping in, seeking lavish returns for investors. By Tim Requarth for The NationAn in-depth article about the current state of prison profiteering five years after “Outcasts” premiered. To read the entire article, go here. When the Bellamy...

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The Future of Community Corrections

Posted by on May 1, 2019 in The Film

The future of community corrections is in jeopardy unless changes are made. This article was prepared in 2017 and supported by the signatories listed below the article Over the past 25 years, community corrections (probation and parole) caseloads have grown exponentially, exceeding 5 million people at their peak, double the number of people in prison and jail in America. Designed originally as an alternative to incarceration, community corrections has become a significant...

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